Pine River-Backus School Board accepts resignation, appoints new member
The Pine River-Backus School Board appointed Jason Marcum to an open board seat Monday, March 18, on a 4-2 vote.
Marcum will fill Barb Beck’s term until a special election is held in November 2014. Beck had submitted her resignation as of Feb. 22, citing the need for reduced stress while recovering from illness. The board accepted her resignation Monday and declared the board vacancy. Board member Katy Botz voiced appreciation for Beck’s service.